Photo of the Ferrante family receiving two prestigious awards; the Ohio Hall of Fame and the Ohio Winemaker of Year award by the Ohio Grape Industries at the Ohio Wine and Grape Short Course in Columbus, Ohio. Nicholas Ferrante is shown holding both awards.
Nicholas Ferrante, a third generation winemaker for Ferrante Winery in Harpersfield, is regarded as one of the state's most respected winemakers. His wines have been awarded 'Sweepstakes,' 'Best of Show,' and 'Double Gold,' recognition from coast to coast.
He has generously given of his time, serving on the Ohio Grape Industries Committees and on its research subcommittees. He has been a supporter and collaborator of research and innovation, be it through our universities or in his support or the Grand River Valley initiative or the creation of Pairings Wine and Culinary Experience. He has also been a speaker at nearly every major industry conference in the country.
Source: Ohio Wine Producers Association Hall of Fame website.
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